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CAUSE FOR JUSTICE LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN AGAINST FIFTY SHADES FREED FILM

On February 15, 2018, Posted by , In News,

Cause for Justice (CFJ) has launched a campaign on the Fifty Shades Freed film, as part of its wider focus to oppose the normalising of sexual abuse and violence against women. The campaign seeks to create awareness and educate the public on the harms of messages that normalise and romanticise…

PRESS RELEASE BY CAUSE FOR JUSTICE: 14 FEBRUARY 2018

On February 14, 2018, Posted by , In News,

* FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * SUBJECT: National Assembly preparing to debate legislation on ‘legal pornography’ The Films and Publications Amendment Bill (the Bill) has been tabled for debate at its Second Reading in the National Assembly (NA) on Tuesday, 27 February 2018. Essentially, the Bill will widen the scope of ‘legal…

PRESS RELEASE BY CAUSE FOR JUSTICE: 21 NOVEMBER 2017

On November 24, 2017, Posted by , In Media briefings,News,

* IMMEDIATE RELEASE * SUBJECT: Portfolio Committee on Communications signs off on proposals to widen the scope of legal pornography On Tuesday, 21 November 2017 the Portfolio Committee on Communications, National Assembly (PCC, NA) concluded its deliberations on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill and adopted the Bill in its…

‘VOICE OF THE UNBORN BABY’ HOFSAAK: MEDIA-VERKLARING

On September 11, 2017, Posted by , In Media briefings,News,

MEDIA-VERKLARING: 11 SEPTEMBER 2017 ‘VOICE OF THE UNBORN BABY’ HOFSAAK: EERSTE HOF-VERSKYNING Die Pretoriase Hooggeregshof het op Maandag, 11 September 2017 vir die eerste keer die partye in die hofsaak oor wettige begrafnisse vir ‘stil-gebore’ babas aangehoor. Die Applikant in the saak, Voice of the Unborn Baby NPC, het aansoek…

29 June UITSPRAAK GELEWER IN “DIE GELOOF IN OPENBARE SKOLE HOFSAAK” Mediaverklaring

On July 25, 2017, Posted by , In News,

MEDIA-VERKLARING: 28 JUNIE 2017 UITSPRAAK GELEWER IN “DIE GELOOF IN OPENBARE SKOLE HOFSAAK”   Die Johannesburgse Hooggeregshof het vandag uitspraak gelewer in die saak oor godsdienstige/geloofs-etos, uitdrukking en byeenkomste in Suid-Afrikaanse openbare skole. Cause For Justice (CFJ) tree op as ‘n “vriend van die hof” (amicus curiae party), om sodoende…

28 June JUDGMENT DELIVERED IN “THE RELIGION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS CASE” Press Release

On July 25, 2017, Posted by , In News,

MEDIA BRIEFING: 28 JUNE 2017 JUDGMENT DELIVERED IN “THE RELIGION IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS CASE” The Johannesburg High Court delivered judgment today in the case about religious ethos, expression and observances in South African public schools. Cause for Justice (‘CFJ’) is a “friend of the court” (amicus curiae party), joined to…

RADIO INTERVIEW: Pretoria FM interviews Cause for Justice on the Religion in Schools Case

On May 18, 2017, Posted by , In News,

PRESS RELEASE: Religion in Schools Case 15-17 May 2017

On May 8, 2017, Posted by , In News,

MEDIA BRIEFING: 8 MAY 2017  COURT HEARING:  15 – 17 MAY 2017  ORGANISASIE VIR GODSDIENSTE-ONDERRIG EN DEMOKRASIE (‘Applicant’) v 6 public schools, Minister of Basic Education, Minister of Justice and Correctional Services (Cause for Justice and others intervening as amici curiae) (“Religion in Public Schools”) From 15 to 17 May…

MEDIA BRIEFING: ONLINE DISTRIBUTION OF PORNOGRAPHY IN SA

On March 10, 2017, Posted by , In News,

Government policy placing women and children at risk of becoming victims of sexual violence On 7 March 2017, Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Communications (‘PCC’) resumed its deliberations on the Films and Publications Amendment Bill (‘FPAB’). Deliberations is set to continue during the rest of March 2017.The FPAB proposes, amongst others:…

WEGE submission

On August 4, 2014, Posted by , In Causes,News, Tags: ,

Cause For Justice was one of many organisations that made submissions to parliament on the Women Empowerment and Gender Equality (WEGE) bill. What is WEGE? WEGE is proposed legislation aimed at empowering women and promoting gender equality. It proposes the introduction of a compulsory 50% quota for women’s representation in…